Dr Barnaby Dicker

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United Kingdom
Royal College of Art
Critical and Historical Studies, School of Humanities
Visiting Lecturer
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My research revolves around conceptual and material innovations in and through graphic technologies and arts, including cinematography and photography, with particular emphasis on avant-garde practices.


-[forthcoming] (as guest editor) Art in Translation, Special Issue: Cinematographic Art. Vol. 8, No.1 (February 2016).

-[in press] ‘Vernacular Studies: Notes On 49/95 Tausendjahrekino (1995) and 50/96 Snapspots (for Bruce) (1996)’ in Eds. Al Rees, Nicky Hamlyn and Simon Payne, Kurt Kren (Intellect, 2015).

-‘Notes on Eadweard Muybridge’s Chickens; scared by torpedo, Plate 781 of Animal Locomotion (1887)’ in At The Border of (Film) History: Temporality, Archaeology, Theories (Proceedings of the XXI Udine International Film Studies Conference) (Udine: Forum, 2015).

-‘André Breton, Rodolphe Töpffer, and the Automatic Message’ in Ed. Gavin Parkinson, Surrealism, Science Fiction, and Comics (Liverpool UP, 2015).

-[with Nick Lee] ‘Georges Bataille, Werner Herzog, and Poetical Response to Paleoart' in: Time and Mind: The Journal of Archaeology, Consciousness and Culture, Vol. 5, No. 1 (March 2012).

-‘Franciszka Themerson’s Ubu Comic Strip: Autography, Caricature, and the Avant-Garde,’ in Ed. Renée M. Silverman, The Popular Avant-Garde (Rodopi: Amsterdam and New York, 2010).

-‘Dryden Goodwin in Conversation with Barnaby Dicker’ in: Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 4, No. 3 (November 2009).